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Minnetonka
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

I ate here a couple of years ago while passing through Bakersfield, and remembered it as being really good. This time we stopped in for lunch; I ordered the fish tacos and a beer. The tacos were great. The fish (I think it was tilapia) was tender and flaky. This was nothing fancy, just done very well. And another thing,... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Our food arrived cold. They promptly returned the returned food & to my surprise they had just warmed the food (microwave?). The other person's plate returned with a new taco, but reheated enchilada , beans & rice. The service was fine, place was clean. However I won’t return nor recommend since they didn’t have the professionalism & decency to remake... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

Thought this would be promising place but it ended up being a big disappointment. The steak picato was tough without much flavor, chips were ok and our waiter was not the friendliest type. Way overpriced for the quality. Perhaps one of my least favorite Mexican food places of all time. Should have gone to the taco joint down the street.

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Bakersfield, California
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35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012 via mobile

Have dined here half a dozen times. It is always excellent, no matter what dish you order. Always immediately seated, excellent service, hot, tasty food, authentic all the way. Highly recommend you try this establishment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

Had one of the lunch specials. Sat in the bar area. Service was fabulous even though it was busy. Generous chips and good salsa. Food was tasty and it came in less then 10 minutes.

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Bakersfield, Ca
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84 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

We go here about once a month for their Tuesday Night fajita special, and I order the #12. Delicious and especially the salsa, the best in town. We always get excellent service and delicious food, and enough that I carry some home for the next day's lunch.

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Bakersfield, Ca
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

We eat here on Tuesdays for the fajita special for my husband, and I get the #12 each time, allowing me to take one item home for the next day's lunch. My meal was exceptionally good this time, with the chicken cooked perfectly for the burrito, the chili verde enchilada was tasty and the beef taco was perfect. We enjoy... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

Great place Great tasting food with friendly fast service

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Top Contributor
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44 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Love the food and the service! A great place for either family dinners or date night. One of my favorites :)

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Bakersfield, California
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22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

YUCK - YUCK - YUCK. I've gone to so many mexican restaurants and I think I know bad food when i taste it. The chips were stale, salsa was almost black?? the chile verde had some weird leaves or something in it, beans and rice tasted like taco bell. My husbands plate was no better. He had dried up carnitas... More 

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Address: 1002 Wible Rd, Ste A, Bakersfield, CA 93304-4138
Phone Number: 661-832-7940
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
Cuisine: Mexican

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